ITVS: Senior Creative Producer
I currently manage the video production team to develop promotional campaigns for roughly 20 PBS documentaries a year, airing on the PBS series Independent Lens. I also develop internal and external brand videos for ITVS.
Skycar Creative: Lead Producer
In addition to developing and producing films for clients such as Coke, Google, Facebook and Adobe, I also project managed and did long-term budget forecasting and tracking.
Life Noggin: Writer and Researcher
For the science web show Life Noggin, created by Next Up Studios, I researched and wrote editorial scripts for videos about space, biology, psychology, geology, and medicine.
Discovery Digital Networks (Now Seeker Media): Producer
I developed, produced, and managed over 300 episodes of DNews (now called Seeker), a science and technology web series with Discovery Communications. In addition to directing the creative for the show, I supervised a team of associate producers and interns and maintained the rigorous production calendar for 10 episodes a week. In my first five months at the company, I brought the show to a record 5 million views-per-week and increased views-per-episode by over 150 percent.
Smithsonian Enterprises: Producer
I produced and wrote a wide variety of media content for the Smithsonian Institution and its partners, including online editorial series, educational explainers, promotional films, exhibit videos, and live event recordings. For each film, I developed creative concepts, directed studio and field production, supervised editing and animation, and managed schedules and budgets. I also edited rough cuts of videos and created the sound design for animations.
Interface Media Group: Creative Producer
I wrote and produced media content for a diverse group of clients, including Amtrak, Children’s National Health System, the U.S. Department of State, and the United Nations. On set, on location, and in post-production, I liaised between the creative teams and clients to ensure that we exceeded expectations. I also pitched original television and web series to networks and created proposals to win new clients.
I developed informational and promotional videos for nearly 40 companies and educational institutions, including Stanford, Cornell, Penn State, the Smithsonian Institution, and IBM. In addition to writing and producing, I directed shoots around the country and managed an extensive database of freelance vendors. I also developed media content for educational and professional conferences, including 30-minute, news-style programs that contained conference highlights and original interview.
VideoTakes, Inc.: Producer and Writer
I created short-form documentaries, educational videos, advocacy pieces, and promotional web spots for clients such as The Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund, the U.S. Army Reserve, USAID, and the U.S. Botanic Garden. I also worked in research, development, and post-production on the long-form documentary Henry A. Wallace: An Uncommon Man.
National Park Service: Associate Producer
I coordinated location production throughout Montana and South Dakota for Land of Dreams: Homesteading America, a film about land use and the legacy of the Homestead Act. I also worked in post-production logging and selecting takes, conducting research, and clearing rights for archival footage.